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AROUND TOWN

Today's events (Dec. 31)

[http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12760 Music: St. Mark's New Year's Eve Organ Concert] Organist Jessie...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 31, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 1147 Views

SPORTS

Allen gives Stanford men hoops another scoring option

Chasson Randle was Stanford's leading scorer in Saturday night's 65-59 nonconference men's basketball victory over Lafayette,...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Dec 31, 2012 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 1266 Views

MOVIES

Chasing Ice is a must see for anyone over 10.

Last night at the Aquarius, 3 of us were mesmorized by CHASING ICE, a documentary by James Balog on the disappearance and...

Original post made by Alice Smith on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by thhatchert, on Dec 30, 2012 at 11:08 pm | 62 comments | 2698 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Odds and Ends

Quote of the year Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18207 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 30, 2012 at 10:31 pm | 1 comment | 1209 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto construction worker dies after fall

A construction worker who died after a fall at a home under construction has been identified as Jose Plancarte, 51, of East...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by roberto garcia, on Dec 30, 2012 at 7:53 pm | 5 comments | 1019 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court rebukes Assistant DA Boyarsky for misconduct

Chief Assistant District Attorney Jay Boyarsky, the second-highest-ranking official in the Santa Clara County District Attorney's...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 30, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 15 comments | 2624 Views

AROUND TOWN

2012: Palo Alto's wild growth spurt

Earlier this month, as Palo Alto's planning commissioners delved into the irksome problem of downtown parking, Commissioner...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by pat, on Dec 30, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 11 comments | 2464 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

2012: The Year in Numbers

23 million: The dollars that the city spent on employee pensions in fiscal year 2012. This is $4 million more than it had...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2012
Last comment by Sylvia, on Dec 30, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 898 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flowers for Vets Program Highly Successful

Many thanks to our Vet friends who helped make the second annual Flowers for Vets program on December 16 amazingly successful....

Original post made by Karen Froniewski on Dec. 30, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1142 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Three people killed in crash on I-280 identified

The California Highway Patrol has identified the victims of a crash involving a stopped car on interstate Highway 280 near...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by mannybrandystory, on Dec 29, 2012 at 11:35 pm | 16 comments | 2159 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Stanford's 82-game home win streak ends

The Stanford women ended Connecticut's historic 90-game win streak two years ago. On Saturday, the Huskies returned the basketball...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Bye bye Tara, on Dec 29, 2012 at 10:26 pm | 3 comments | 7302 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dozens return home after East Palo Alto flooding

About 36 people who had reported to an evacuation center due to flooding in East Palo Alto returned home late Sunday night,...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by village fool, on Dec 29, 2012 at 2:26 pm | 9 comments | 1345 Views

SPORTS

Rose Bowl a step up from state title for Paly grad Anderson

Kevin Anderson's best football moment was helping Palo Alto High win the CIF Division I Bowl state championship game two...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Patti, on Dec 29, 2012 at 12:43 pm | 2 comments | 1305 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto hires polling firm to help with measure

With an eye toward a 2014 ballot measure, the Palo Alto City Council this week approved a $90,000 contract with a public-opinion...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Dec 29, 2012 at 12:00 pm | 35 comments | 3316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford offers early admission to 725

Stanford has sent acceptance letters to 725 high school students who sought admission to the Class of 2017 under the university's...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by former stanford adcomm, on Dec 29, 2012 at 11:06 am | 9 comments | 3019 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglary wave topped Palo Alto crime news

Crime was No. 1 on the list of Palo Alto neighborhood concerns in 2012, with residential burglaries taking center stage....

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Dec 28, 2012 at 6:55 pm | 5 comments | 3872 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista residents urge city to save their homes

Residents of Palo Alto's only surviving mobile-home park are rising up against a proposal from a San Mateo-based developer...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by BARB, on Dec 28, 2012 at 5:10 pm | 35 comments | 2746 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

People of the year

<B>Ken Alsman Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18219 posted Friday, December...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Too late, on Dec 28, 2012 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 1187 Views

SPORTS

Rose Bowl leaves a lasting impression on past QBs

For only the fourth time since 1970, the Stanford football team is Rose Bowl-bound. Jim Plunkett and Todd Husak quarterbacked...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Mary D., on Dec 28, 2012 at 4:07 pm | 1 comment | 1388 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Looking back at 2012

The task of handpicking a selection of photos that define a whole year is always a daunting one. After scanning through thousands...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by , on Dec 28, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 13 comments | 1135 Views
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